Speaker: Brandon Byars
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North America Head of Technology @thoughtworks
Brandon Byars is a passionate technologist, consultant, author, speaker, and open source maintainer. As Head of Technology for Thoughtworks North America, Brandon is part of the group that puts together the Thoughtworks Technology Radar, a biannual, opinionated perspective on technology trends. As a consultant, he has helped lead digital transformation agendas across a range of industries, with a focus on those technical enabling blocks and integration strategies that help promote autonomy and agility at scale. He is the creator of mountebank, a widely used service virtualization tool, and wrote a related book on testing microservices.
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API Evolution Without Versioning
Versioning is usually the first–and too often, the only–technique architects reach for when imagining a breaking change to an API’s interface. Based on my experience managing the evolution of a public API, I’ve recently cataloged several alternative techniques and their tradeoffs.
[Panel] Who Cares About Your API?
Who cares about your API?
DevOps has shown us that when developers care about operations, they write better software.
What other viewpoints should developers consider when they're building software?